Leader of Syriza Alexis Tsipras

Greek elections: will Syriza victory trigger a 'Grexit'?

Briefing Mon 26 Jan, AT 09:26

Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party wins over voters with plans to reject austerity and cancel Greece's debt

Symbol of the Eurozone

Quantitative easing in the eurozone - how does it work?

First Reaction Thu 22 Jan, AT 14:22

The ECB is has announced a huge programme of money-creation - but what does that actually mean?

British soldier charged with rape of six-year-old girl

One-Minute Read Wed 21 Jan, AT 16:11

Soldier on training exercise was allegedly found in girl's bedroom by her father

Leader of the German far-right Pegida Lutz Bachmann

Pegida leader poses as Hitler on Facebook

One-Minute Read Wed 21 Jan, AT 15:59

Lutz Bachmann, leader of the German far-right organisation, dismissed the photo as 'just a joke'

Two jihadist suspects killed in Belgium police shootout

One-Minute Read Fri 16 Jan, AT 08:40

Prosecutors say men were planning 'attacks on a big scale against the police service imminently'

Swiss franc soars after chaotic end to euro cap

Briefing Thu 15 Jan, AT 16:01

Why market turmoil followed decision to lift system pegging value of Swiss franc to the euro

Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cover is 'an act of war'

First Reaction Wed 14 Jan, AT 11:06

Anjem Choudary hits out at cartoon, but others describe it as 'gentle' by Charlie Hebdo standards

Whale testicle beer launched by Icelandic brewery

One-Minute Read Tue 13 Jan, AT 14:24

Beer made from an endangered animal and smoked with 'dried sheep s***' has outraged environmentalists

Pegida: thousands attend anti-Islam rally in Germany

One-Minute Read Tue 13 Jan, AT 10:42

Rally against 'Islamisation of the West' attracts record crowds in Dresden, but other German cities protest against Pegida

French police storm a kosher grocery in which a gunman had taken hostages

Charlie Hebdo suspects dead as police free hostages

One-Minute Read Fri 9 Jan, AT 17:30

Gunmen killed after double hostage crisis left two people dead at kosher supermarket in Paris